Paradigm Initiative Nigeria (PIN), a Nigerian social enterprise is connecting youth in Nigeria to ICT-enabled opportunities with the help of the government, civil society, private institutions and international organisations with a focus on socio-economic development.
PIN has worked with several partners listed including the British Council and the African Leadership Institute. The firm has also consulted for British Council, Freedom House, Harvard University, International Telecommunications Union, Microsoft Nigeria and United Nations Economic Commission for Africa.
PIN was founded by ‘Gbenga Sesan (Founder/Executive Director) has a board comprising of Prof. Pat Utomi (Chairman), Dr. Seyi Adebayo-Olubi and staff including Tope Ogundipe, Tosin Abolaji and Yinka Taiwo.
The organisation says its projects are bottom-up result-oriented and are delivered in partnership with various institutions and communities.
PIN says its focused on addressing the gap between Nigeria’s disadvantaged youth and economic opportunities by giving them demand-driven ICT, entrepreneurship and life skills training. PIN’s projects involve connecting individuals, people-groups, institutions and communities with the socio-economic opportunities from ICT.
Some of its projects include Ajegunle.org, ISSPIN and TENT.